The Green Pastures

Release Date:  8/1/1936 Black & White Genre:  Drama/Inspirational Director(S):  Marc Connelly, William Keighley Studio(s):   Warner Bros. Running Time:  93 mins. Cast:  Rex Ingram, Oscar Polk, Eddie ‘Rochester’ Anderson, Frank H. Wilson, George Reed, Abraham Gleaves , Edna Mae Harris, James Fuller. Details:   The Green Pastures depicts stories from the Bible as visualized by black characters. …

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Cotton Comes To Harlem

Original Release Date: 5/27/1970 Genre:  Action Rating:  R Director:  Ossie Davis Studio(s):  Formosa Productions, United Artists Running Time:  97 mins. Cast: Godfrey Cambridge as Gravedigger Jones Raymond St. Jacques as Coffin Ed Johnson Calvin Lockhart as Deke O’Malley Judy Pace as Iris Brown Redd Foxx as Uncle Budd/Booker Washington Sims Emily Yancy as Mabel John Anderson…

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His House

Release Date:  10/30/2020; Netflix Genre:  Horror Rating:   TV-14 Director:   Remi Weekes Studio(s):  Netflx, Regency Enterprizes, BBC Films, New Regency Productions, Vertigo Entertainment, Starchild Pictures Running Time:  93 mins. Cast:  Sope Dirisu (Bol Majur), Wunmi Mosaku (Rial Majur), Malaika Wakoli-Abigaba (Nyagak), Matt Smith (Mark Essworth), Javier Botet (The Witch). Warning: Spoilers Ahead Story:  Bol and Rial are refugees…

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Ragtime

Release Date:  12/25/1981 Genre:  Drama/Historical Rating:  PG Director:  Milos Forman Studio(s):  Dino De Laurentiis Company, Sunley Productions, Paramount Pictures Running Time:  155 mins. Cast:  Howard E. Rollins, Jr. (Coalhouse Walker, Jr.), James Cagney (Commissioner Rhinelander Waldo), Moses Gunn (Booker T. Washington), Debbie Allen (Sarah), Brad Dourif (Younger Brother), James Olson (Father), Mary Steenburgen (Mother), Elizabeth McGovern…

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Redeemed

Release Date:  2/18/21; BET, BET+ Genre:  Drama Rating:  TV-MA Director:  Ty Manns Studio(s):  Action Faith Media, Manns/Mackie Studios, Visions Production, Atonement Pictures, BET+, Green Apple Entertainment Running Time:  80 mins. Cast:  Keshia Knight Pulliam (Angela), T.C. Stallings (Tony), Eaddy Mays (Leslie), Cameron Arnett (Marston Drake), Roshawn Franklin (Andre Leath), Shari Dyon Perry (Teresa Lukonde). Story:  Redeemed, BET’s…

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The Best Man: Final Chapters

Status:  Announced Genre:   Dramedy Director:  Malcom D. Lee Cast:  Taye Diggs (Harper), Nia Long (Jordan), Morris Chestnut (Lance), Harold Perrineau (Julian), Terrence Howard (Quentin), Sanaa Lathan (Robin), Melissa De Sousa (Shelby), Regina Hall (Candy). Details:  The cast of The Best Man film franchise is reuniting for a limited series that has been ordered at Peacock.  Peacock…

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